Tag: knowing your genre

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part Five: The Last One

    Hey everyone! For those who have been following my blog for a while, you know I’m writing a big series of posts on genres in fiction and how to identify what your book is, and what it’s not. It helps especially when you’re querying, because when an agent sees “time-travel sci-fi”, they know exactly what […]

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part 4: Horror

    Hello everyone, and this week on the blog we continue with my series of blog posts on literary genres. You can find the other posts by clicking here. Today, we’re going to talk about Horror. Horror is one of my favorite genres, but it’s also very misunderstood and misinterpreted. Horror is more than gore like […]

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part 3: Magical Realism

    Hi everyone! This is the third post on a series where I discuss literary genres. This week I’ll be discussing magical realism. Read part 1, Fantasy. Read part 2, Science Fiction. Read part 4, Horror. Read part 5, Thriller and others. So what is Magical realism? Magical Realism is one of the hardest genres to […]

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part 2: Science Fiction

    Hi everyone, and welcome to the second blog post on the series on Genres I’m doing. Last week I talked about fantasy subgenres, and this week my sole focus is science fiction. Read Part 1: Fantasy. Read Part 3: Magical Realism. Read part 4: Horror. Read part 5: Thrillers and others. For those who are […]

  • Knowing Your Genre, Part One: Fantasy

    Hello everyone! With PitchWars almost in the corner and everyone getting ready for submission, it’s time we all have everything set — there’s always time for last minute revisions and changing your queries, but don’t stress it out. After posting my wishlist, there was a particular question that I got asked a couple of times: […]